Business chic for Men and Women
March, 2006 - Issue #17
Photography by Ted Dayton

Accessories and More take the "Bored" Out of "Boardroom"
Just because work can be boring doesn't mean your wardrobe has to be. Spice up the boardroom, the courtroom, the corner office or even the crammed cubicle with eye-catching colors, textures and fabrics.

Trina Turk Blazer, $270
Just us Girls, 259-7157

Pin stripes and a delicate silhouette never go out of style. Layered over a turtleneck or camisole, this blazer will be a multi-seasonal favorite.

~Muccillo~ Bag
by Jacqueline Jarrot, $280
Dress'r Drawers, 250-1121

This stylish purse is roomy enough to tote all of your business essentials without sacrificing sophistication. The rich burgundy shade can be your new black.

Lace & Velvet Black Cami, $20
The Goddess Fitness Studio, 251-2831

The lace and velvet accents of this layering piece add a touch of femininity while still remaining professional. Ditch your suit jacket after work to make this the perfect top for happy hour.

Ostrich loafer by Zelli, $450
Ostrich Belt by Code Azure, $125
J. David's Custom Clothiers, 287-3636

If "dapper" is a description you strive for, these exotic textured pieces are for you. Consider the higher price an investment in quality.

Tommy Bahama Royal Bermuda
Silk Camp Shirt, $105
Island Appeal, 254-8300

Casual Fridays aren't an open invitation to tee-shirts. Stay comfortable, and professional, in loosely cut silk.

Custom Made Shirt by J.David's, $125 - $185
J.David's Custom Clothiers, 287-3636

Searching for a perfect fit? Get measured once and have different versions (colors, fabrics, etc.) of your dream shirt delivered to you as you need them - no more shopping required. How's that for multi-tasking?

Elegant Scroll Agenda by Brighton, $155
Cobblestone Cottage, 253-0209

Do you schedule your life from sticky-note to sticky-note? De-clutter and get organized with this elegant planner.

Dress By Zoe Maternity, $80
Baby Sightings, Inc., 257-2060

Yes, sweat pants are the most comfortable maternity attire, but made for the office they are not. Embrace your bump in style with a dress perfect for office or baby shower.

Sarah Elliott Necklace, $84
Impressions, 260-3915

The trendy length of this delicate accessory beautifully juxtaposes the royal blue beads and classic industrial texture of the upper half of the necklace. Hang it proudly from your accomplished neck.

Theory Shirt, $185
Theory Slack, $185
The Men's Room, 259-7191

This pair is for the gentleman who desires a fit that's anything but department store.

Rawlings Double Play Briefcase, $365
Island Appeal, 254-8300

The camel color of this debonair briefcase is vintage inspired, yet modern in practice. "You had them at hello."

Matise Raquel Pump in Chocolate, $84
Just us Girls, 259-7157

When can shiny pumps be sensible? When you land a couture office accessory for less than $100, my Dear.
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